Other singles included "Grown Man" with Currensy, "Hustler Musik", and "Shooter" with R&B singer Robin Thicke. Of his many mixtapes, Dedication 2 and Da Drought 3 received the most media exposure and critical review.
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The album was followed by Tha Carter II (2005), as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 20.
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In 1996, Lil Wayne joined the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil' Doogie (who now goes by B. Lil Wayne's solo debut album Tha Block Is Hot (1999) was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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Da Drought 3 was released the following year and was available for free legal download.
His mother, a cook, gave birth to him when she was 19 years old.
His parents divorced when he was 2, and his father permanently abandoned the family.
Carter explained, "I dropped the D because I'm a junior and my father is living and he's not in my life and he's never been in my life. In 1996, Carter joined the Hot Boys along with rappers Juvenile, B. At age 15, Carter was the youngest member at the time. was released the same year, followed in 1999 by the group's major-label debut Guerrilla Warfare, Carter's debut solo album Tha Block Is Hot was released when he was 17 and featured significant contributions from the Hot Boys. 3 on the Billboard 200 and was later certified platinum by the RIAA. After the release of Tha Block is Hot, Carter was featured on the single "Bling Bling", with B. His verse appeared only on the radio version of the song, while on the album version he performed on the chorus.